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Agribusiness

The world needs agribusiness — and the industry needs smarter, more efficient ways to manage risk

Risk management strategies that can grow profits by lowering costs and helping capital work harder

The MMA agribusiness team has the deep industry insight and broad experience needed to position businesses to thrive in the future of agriculture. In addition to insurance, we have internal experts and access to resources that provide valuable services such as claims advocacy, compliance safety and loss prevention consulting, actuarial services, accounting and financial consulting, and legal consulting. Key industries we serve include the following:

  • Ag retailers
  • Commercial farming and crop production
  • Commercial grain and feed
  • Cooperatives
  • Equipment dealers & manufacturers
  • Feedlots and dairies
  • Food processing and manufacturing
  • Livestock auctions (national proprietary program)
  • Meat processors, including harvest floors
  • Seed dealers
  • Specified contractors
  • Wholesale food and beverage distribution

Agribusiness Industry Services

The inherent risks of working with live animals, large and costly equipment, and/or hazardous chemicals, present a truly unique threat to your business. We uncover root causes, design a plan to resolve them, and deliver custom results to help keep your company profitable and safe.

Audit Services Support

With FSMA and HACCP-certified auditors on staff, we’ll identify the risks and opportunities for preventive controls in your food production process.

Commodity Protection

Commitment as a strategic partner to understand potential supply chain vulnerability and advise strategies to prevent operational disruptions.

Credit Risk Insurance

Protecting your organization against non-payment from account receivables, which can reduce or replace letters of credit and provide greater stability of cash flows.

Fleet Cover & Management

Marsh McLennan Agency's (MMA) Risk Control Practice provides services that are at the forefront of fleet safety consulting. We have reduced the cost of risk for a variety of fleet types such as: passenger cars, buses, large and small trucks, bulk liquid transporters, dry freight haulers, and intermodal operations.

Labor Acquisition and Retention

Agribusinesses face unique challenges recruiting and retaining employees. We provide strategies to address the sourcing, legal, and performance-related challenges for these types of jobs.

Compliance Safety and Loss Control Services

Support to navigate agribusiness regulation, employee OSHA training, compliance and proactive risk management strategies to improve not only safety performance, but nurturing a culture of safety in the workplace.

Active Aggressor Training

The potential for workplace violence exists in all types of facilities. Employers have an obligation to do all they can to protect employees and visitors. MMA’s active aggressor training helps businesses and employees be better prepared to prevent and respond to acts of violence.

Rail Safe Training

Ensure compliance with the Federal Railroad Administration’s safety regulations with MMA’s comprehensive, convenient and cost-effective railroad operations and safety training.

Compliance Safety and Loss Control Services

Support to navigate agribusiness regulation, employee OSHA training, compliance and proactive risk management strategies to improve not only safety performance, but nurturing a culture of safety in the workplace.

Claim Advocacy

MMA’s claim advocacy model is focused on helping clients understand how their respective policies will likely respond to any loss and then focuses on ensuring insurance carriers respond accordingly, ensuring maximum recovry under each policy.

Tailored Coverages for Agribusiness

  • Aircraft, Aviation & Drones
  • Alternative Risk & Captives
  • Bonds & Surety
  • Builders Risk
  • Captives Insurance Analysis
  • Environmental Liability
  • Equipment Coverage
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Product Liability & Recall
  • Umbrella/Excess
  • Crop & Weather
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Packer and Stockyard Bonds
  • Grain Warehouse & Dealer Bonds
  • Livestock – On Premises and Cargo
  • Livestock Payment Insurance
  • Chemical Misapplication
  • Seedman’s E&O
  • Tank Leakage
  • Pollution Cleanup & Odor Liability
  • Terminal Access Card Loss

Meet Kody, an agribusiness industry specialist.

Kody Kirkendall

Vice President, Marketing
Minneapolis, MN, 20 years' experience

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